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Snuff-Movie (2005)

R | | Horror | 27 August 2005 (UK)
Boris Arkadin is a horror film maker. His pregnant wife was brutally murdered by a Manson-like gang of hippy psychopaths during the 1960s. He becomes a virtual recluse - until years later ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeroen Krabbé ... Boris Arkadin / Mr. Maezel
Lisa Enos ... Mary Arkardin / Wendy Jones
Teri Harrison-Keaton Teri Harrison-Keaton ... Pamela / Angie (as Teri Harrison)
Alastair Mackenzie ... Justin / Andy / Freddy / Peter
Lyndsey Marshal ... Sandy / X / Janice
Hugo Myatt Hugo Myatt ... Dr. Culpepper / Leon Bank / Desk Sergeant
Tedy Necula Tedy Necula ... Marco Arkadin (as Teodor Necula)
Joe Reegan ... James / Jack
Sharif Rosales-Webb Sharif Rosales-Webb ... Hugo / Matt Drazin (as Sharif)
Andrew Tiernan ... constable Fred
Catalina Harabagiu Catalina Harabagiu ... Laura / Youth
Viorica Voda Viorica Voda ... Karin / Teeth
Luana Stoica ... Wet Nurse
Roxana Andronescu Roxana Andronescu ... Midwife
Andrei Ionescu Andrei Ionescu ... Inquisitor
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Boris Arkadin is a horror film maker. His pregnant wife was brutally murdered by a Manson-like gang of hippy psychopaths during the 1960s. He becomes a virtual recluse - until years later he directs his own snuff inspired movies. He invites actors to take part in an audition at his country manor house - blurring the lines of what is real and what is fiction. Written by Alex L

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Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, bloody violence and gore, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Language:

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Release Date:

27 August 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Cenas de Horror - No Limite da Realidade See more »

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John Malkovich agreed to do the role of Boris Arkadin at first, but withdraw two days before the shooting. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Dark Side of Porn: Does Snuff Exist? (2006) See more »

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Clever script but never scary
28 August 2005 | by phillamgSee all my reviews

This film kept every guessing until the very final seconds of the film to try to understand it. The plot is very twisted and you often feel split as to what is actually happening and that's were the problem lies. Because you are detached trying to think about the (not especially graphic) scenes you are seeing you never feel engrossed in the movie or empathise with any of the characters. You always expect that you'll be fooled any second now. For the final 10 minutes I think I figured out what the medium sized plot was all about (either that or there was a prop goof) but while I was 99% sure, I had no idea how to explain it or how it fitted in with the entire film. That may sound complicated and convoluted but believe me, the script really is. Well shot and well acted, but just not scary, even on a simple gore level (watch Haute Tension for that).


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